Apparently it is possible for Jews to have a productive debate on Israel — if you give them a Brooklyn arts space, kosher kale, and some very specific instructions.
How did that sugary Manischewitz get to your table? It started 100 years ago with Kedem in New York. Or maybe with Thoreau or Sonic Youth. Here’s the secret history of the sweet stuff.
Congregant’s at Manhattan’s Romemu love its move to scrap email — or ‘life-hametz’ — for Passover. Will ‘de-emailing’ become a holiday trend?
Kosher soup kitchen Masbia saw a 200% increase in demand for food in the months after food stamp cuts. Now, it’s racing to find funding for Passover.
JDate better watch its back — there’s a new Jewish dating app in town. With almost 5,000 users, JCrush helps members of the tribe find their match using location-tracking technology.
A women’s only open-mic night in Brooklyn provides a creative outlet for women who observe kol isha. But some still find the restrictions creatively shackling.
A former synagogue on the Lower East Side of Manhattan was evacuated after cracks were discovered in the building’s columns.
Newly discovered accounting errors at Brooklyn’s Congregation Beth Elohim forced the synagogue to lay off 12 employees — just as Rabbi Andy Bachman announced he’s leaving.
The question of whether a fragile Picasso painting in New York City’s Four Seasons restaurant will crumble if taken down to allow repairs to the wall it hangs on will go to a state court judge on Wednesday.
Kiryas Joel in upstate New York agreed to halt gender segregation at a public park in the Hasidic village.